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    SubjectRe: [RFC] Embedded X86 systems Was: [PATCH][RFC] AMD Elan patch
    Alan Cox wrote:
    > > There is the basic Cx5530 chipset, which could have support in the
    > > Linux kernel (IDE, graphics and sound).
    > It already does. Has done for ages. The non SB emulation mode of the audio
    > is not supported but that I don't think matters.

    I think that only the Cx550 IDE stuff is in the main kernel though,
    the Cx5530 audio is a separate patch. Also, the PCI IDs have change
    for the SCx200, so the IDE driver needs to be updated. I have a patch
    for this and it seems to work, but I want to test it a bit more first.

    > In general if we want to support lots of weird crap then the ARM folks have
    > a very nice model and a lot of weird crap to have developed their ideas
    > against. Personal preference
    > Type of system (PC, Embedded)
    > then for PC leave as is, for embedded
    > Board type (blah, blah , blah)
    > Firmware (PC BIOS, LinuxBIOS, RedBoot)

    Sounds good.


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